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EDUCAUSE Update
Common Solutions Group
Spring 2014 Meeting
Upcoming Meetings
Administrative IT Summit
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June 11-13
Chicago
120 CIOs and CFOs
Co-hosted with NACUBO
Focus: Improving the value of administrative IT
www.educause.edu/events/administrative-it-summit
EDUCAUSE Annual Meeting
 September 29-October 2
 Orlando
 General session speakers:
 Clay Christensen
 Doris Kearns Goodwin
 Nancy Zimpher
ECAR Research and more
2014 ECAR Research
 Today’s Higher Education IT Workforce
 Integrated Planning and Advising Services
Research
 IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance
 Technology in the Academic Community
(students and faculty)
 Top-Ten Strategic Technologies for 2014
Top 10 Strategic Technologies
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Business intelligence reporting
dashboards
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Mobile apps for enterprise
applications
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Mobile app development
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Enterprise identity and access
management solutions
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Learning analytics: Course level
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Administrative or business
performance analytics
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Unified communications and
collaboration
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802.11ac wireless networking
standard
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Virtual desktops or virtual PC
applications
10. Learning analytics: Degree advising
What are institutions tracking the most?
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Adaptive learning
Gamification
Mobile data protection
Predictive analytics
E-book readers/e-textbooks
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
The Internet of things
Text content analytics
Mashware
Open content
Big data
Core Data Service
 Data collection opens in mid-July
 We’re improving content to support measures
of maturity and deployment in specific domains
Update from the ECAR Working Groups
Website: www.educause.edu/ecar/ecar-working-groups
Program Manager: Karen A. Wetzel, [email protected]
2014 Publications
 Emergency Notification Strategy
ENS technology strategies to consider when
determining the best notification system for your
institution.
 An Introduction to BYOE Mobile Data
Collection
An introduction to the four main types of MDC
(passive, public, crowdsourced, and private),
highlighted with exploratory use cases.
Current Projects (Underway)
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Research Data Storage: Framework for Success
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Working Group: Data Management (ECAR-DM)
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Est. pub. date: June 2014
Understanding Responsive Web Design in Higher Ed
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Working Group: Mobile Strategy and Application
Development (ECAR-MSAD)
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Est. pub. date: June 2014
Current Projects (Underway) – cont.
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Campus Cyberinfrastructure
Perspective on Big Data Series
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Working Group: Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI)
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Introductory brief: est. pub. date July 2014
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Three subsequent series briefs: August – December 2014
International Perspectives on the Cloud
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ECAR-WG Strategies Committee
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Est. pub. date: August 2014
Current Projects (Underway) – cont.
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Improving Institutional Collaboration through Unified
Communications: A Study of Current Implementations
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Working Group: Communications Infrastructure and
Applications (ECAR-CIA)
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Est. pub. date: September 2014
Calculating the TCO for Web Services
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Working Group: TCO for Web Services (ECAR-TCO)
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Est. pub. date: September 2014
IT Service Catalog Core Services and Best Practices
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Working Group: IT Service Catalog (ECAR-SC)
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Est. pub. date: October 2014
Projects in the Proposal Stage
 Software-defined networking (SDN)
 Approaches to supporting traditional telephone
services (POTs)
 Use of mobile platforms in student recruitment
 Developing a canonical BI dashboard
 Predictive analytics
 Workforce development
 Cost of digital libraries
Submit ideas for new projects online:
www.educause.edu/ecar/ecar-working-groups
EDUCAUSE
Betsy Tippens Reinitz
Director, Administrative IT Programs
[email protected]

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